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2015

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Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder Lead Hall of Fame Speakers

March 18, 2015

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced presenters for this year's ceremony: Paul McCartney will induct Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder will speak on Bill Withers, Patti Smith will intro Lou Reed, Peter Wolf will show praise to the Paul...

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John Mayer Says He's a 'Recovered Ego Addict'

March 9, 2015

John Mayer is a Grammy-winning pop-rock songwriter and one of the most acclaimed guitarists of his generation. But in recent years, his tabloid-bait relationships and controversial statements (most famously in a 2010 Playboy interview) have turned the...

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Ed Sheeran Joins ELO at the Grammys, Taylor Swift Dances

February 8, 2015

Jeff Lynne's recently revived Electric Light Orchestra played the Grammys, indoor sunglasses and all, where they pulled out a couple of their Seventies Top 40 hits: the piano-rocking 1975 single "Evil Woman" and 1978 tune "Mr. Blue Sky." The performance...

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See Bob Weir and John Mayer Play Grateful Dead Classics

February 6, 2015

With a Grateful Dead reunion on the horizon, guitarist Bob Weir appeared as the musical guest Thursday night on The Late Late Show to jam on "Truckin'" with guest-host John Mayer. The latter introduced Weir while standing just to his right, and they...

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Watch Ed Sheeran Get Wistful, Romantic at Grammys

February 8, 2015

Introduced by James Corden and accompanied by John Mayer on guitar, Ed Sheeran gave a wistful, romantic performance of his sweet single "Thinking Out Loud" during the Grammys. Questlove also joined in on the mid-show soft rock jam session right...

2014

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20 Best Things We Saw at Made in America

September 1, 2014

After two years in Philadelphia, the Made in America fest crossed the country, with two days remaining in the City of Brotherly Love and two days taking root in L.A.'s Grand Park. United by a giant video obelisk and twin Kanye West performances,...

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John Mayer Covers Beyoncé's 'XO'

May 23, 2014

John Mayer has released a warm, acoustic cover of Beyoncé's "XO," with his stripped-down version featuring the gentle strumming of an acoustic guitar accentuated by piano and harmonica in the background. He originally performed a live version of...

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Eric Clapton Honors JJ Cale With New Tribute LP

April 30, 2014

JJ Cale is one of rock's unsung heroes, and Eric Clapton wants to change that with a new Cale tribute album called The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale, out July 29th on Clapton's Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records. The LP, credited to "Eric...

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John Mayer Teams With Lady Gaga's Ex-Manager

January 10, 2014

Lady Gaga's ex-manager Troy Carter has just signed up a new client, Rolling Stone has learned: John Mayer. A source says the team-up is brand new and they knew each other through mutual friends. "It's just getting started but great new things will be...

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Eurythmics to Reunite for Beatles Special

January 6, 2014

The Eurythmics will reunite to honor the Beatles for a televised special commemorating the Fab Four's legendary U.S. debut on The Ed Sullivan Show, the Recording Academy announced today. The synth-pop duo will be performing a Beatles song later this month...

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Eric Clapton Taps John Mayer, Mark Knopfler for JJ Cale Covers

July 22, 2014

UPDATE: iTunes is now streaming Clapton's album on First Play.  Eric Clapton is at the helm of two new collaborative tracks from The Breeze, his upcoming tribute to the late blues legend, JJ Cale, "Train to Nowhere" and "Don't Wait," both...

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John Mayer, Imagine Dragons to Headline L.A. Made in America

May 22, 2014

John Mayer and Imagine Dragons will headline Los Angeles' inaugural Budweiser Made in America Festival, set to take place Labor Day Weekend (August 30th and 31st) at Grand Park. The festival will also feature sets from Kendrick Lamar, Weezer,...

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See Seth Meyers' First 'Late Night' Guests

February 12, 2014

Two days after recruiting Fred Armisen as bandleader for his house band, Seth Meyers announced that Kanye West will appear during the first week of Late Night With Seth Meyers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Seth Meyers and More of the 50 Funniest...

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Stevie Nicks on John McVie's Cancer: 'He's Gonna Be Fine'

January 8, 2014

Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie was diagnosed with cancer back in October, but in a new interview with Us Weekly, Stevie Nicks says her longtime bandmate is "gonna be fine." Find Out Where Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' Lands in Our List of the 500...

2013

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Stevie Wonder Recreates 'Songs in the Key of Life' for Holiday Benefit

December 22, 2013

"Truly, I wanted to do this for years," Stevie Wonder told the capacity crowd at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles at his annual House Full of Toys benefit concert last night, "but it felt like it was meant to be right now." "This" was a performance of...

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John Mayer to Kick Off Tumblr Q&A Series

November 21, 2013

John Mayer will help inaugurate Tumblr's new interview series, Dashboard Confessions, on November 22nd at 7 p.m. Starting today, users can submit questions that Mayer will answer via his own Tumblr; answers will also be reposted on the site's official...

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Song Premiere: Clay Cook Looks to Heavens on 'North Star'

October 22, 2013

Clay Cook's new solo album, North Star, is a personal snapshot of his life spanning from college to his Grammy-winning days as a member of Zac Brown Band. The 35-year-old Georgia native was just 18 when the project’s title track was conceived out...

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John Mayer Wonders 'Who You Love'

December 17, 2013

John Mayer has a new video for "Who You Love," his duet with on-again-off-again (but right now definitely on-again) girlfriend Katy Perry; and the only word that can describe it is "Yee-haw." Off Mayer's latest release, Paradise Valley, the clip finds...

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Eric Clapton Packs Guitar Fest Fireworks Into DVD

October 3, 2013

Eric Clapton's 2013 Crossroads Festival is set to be released as a video and audio collection this fall on Rhino Records. The festival has been held every three years since 2004, and this year took place indoors for the first time in the festival's history...

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